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Gear Gone Wild : Osprey Levity 45 Backpack

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Gear Gone Wild : Osprey Levity 45 Backpack

I have had the Osprey Levity 45 liter ultralight backpack (1 lb. 12 oz.) since last summer and loaded it for trips multiple times before leaving it home for the familiarity of other tried and true packs such as the HMG Southwestern 3400, Zpacks Arc Blast, or MLD Prophet. It was announced with a grea ...

Video : Gossamer Gear Gorilla Ultralight Backpack

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Gossamer Gear's slogan is take less. do more which is a philosophy that I adopted some time ago and I have a fair collection of ultralight equipment including my recently purchased Gorilla 40 that I was persuaded to try by my daughter a wilderness ranger in Washington's Cascade range, she uses the M ...

Gold Ridge Loop, Methow, WA.

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The Gold Ridge Loop hike starts from the Foggy Dew CG up Gold Creek Rd. opening up early (sometimes earlier than the road) after parking at the campground walk across the road and access a wide open ridge which climbs very steeply up the Southern exposed side of Gold Ridge and at the right time of ...

Steliko Canyon – Oklahoma Ridge Thru-hike

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My partner Steve and I pieced together a day hike originating up the the Entiat River Valley in Steliko Canyon visited Steliko Lookout which they are renovating and followed Steliko Ridge to Goman Ridge and out Oklahoma Ridge to a second vehicle at the mouth of Oklahoma Gulch  near the Columbia ...

Alaska Bakes and Breaks All Time Record High Temperatures

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Alaska Bakes and Breaks All Time Record High Temperatures

July 5th after a month of above average temperatures Anchorage, Alaska broke the historical record high of 90 degrees and may even surpass that record soon as high pressure  has stagnated over the state Alaska is warming 2-3 times faster than the rest of North America due to human caused global ...

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